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CNN
Dec 23, 2011 3:00pm PST
in syria's bloody spiral of violence. suicide car bombs went off in damascus. tonight's images are especially graphic. the two car bombings left behind charred metal, shattered buildings and body parts. the big question, who's behind these deadly attacks? syria's government-run news agency say the attacks carry the blueprint of al qaeda, quote. cnn can't send a correspondent into syria. but our reporter is monitoring the situation from cairo tonight. the syrian government says al qaeda -- i don't believe the pronouncements by the syrian government. what do we know? >> reporter: john, as you said, the syrian government blaming al qaeda. but the opposition groups we're speaking with in syria, the activists there, they're laying the blame at the doorstep of bashad. they say it's convenient at a time when arab lead monitors in syria that bashad would make these claims. in this ten months the uprising has been going on, he's said repeatedly he and his troops are fighting terrorists, even though the international community is condemning he and his regime for the violence there, they
CNN
Dec 26, 2011 3:00pm PST
. >>> turning now to syria where there has been more bloodshed. we're going to show you now video, a youtube video said to be -- to investigate how committed the government is to ending it's brutal crackdown. and for more on both the violence and the official visit, let's check in on cairo. so what exactly are the arab league delegates looking for? >> hi, jessica. well the arab league observers who have gone into syria are hoping to get to the flash point areas in syria, to really try to put an end to the violence. according to the agreement they signed with the syrian government releases detainees and withdraws from the towns and villages across syria. but there's so much concern among the activists and opposition groups in syria, will these be given unfettered access? we have heard that the arab league delegates will be taken around syria by security forces. which begs the question, will they actually be able to go to the neighborhoods where -- if something isn't done seriously to stop this violence soon, they're really concerned that genocide will happen. >> the outside world is also very
CNN
Dec 12, 2011 3:00pm PST
. the latest now from cnn's jim clancy. >> reporter: in the embattled city in syria, people are on edge and they have good reason to be. the city is surrounded and they are facing a deadline to lay down their arms and hand over defectors or members of the so-called free syria army. they have no intention of doing that. and it looks like a showdown is looming. we talked to someone a short time ago. listen to one of the leaders of the opposition has to say. >> from the early morning, a lot of tanks inside the city. but security forces and the army is still surrounding homs. we don't know when -- [ inaudible ] so people expect the possible attack at any moment. but we don't know when. >> reporter: john also told me that they couldn't leave the city even if they wanted. to militia men have set up checkpoints and he said the freedom of movement has been limited. they are hoping that they can stand up against all of this. they say they're still optimistic but they are predicting a very bloody showdown. >> jim clancy monitoring the latest in syria from beirut. we promise we'll keep a close eye
CNN
Dec 7, 2011 3:00pm PST
activists used terms like delusional, insane, assad is amad man in denial of the situation in syria, all in reaction to his performance in that abc news interview when he denied ever ordering syrian security forces to punish anti-government demonstrators in which he claimed loss enjoy much of the support of the syrian population and in which he also claimed that syrian loyalists to the government were making up the bulk of the more than 40,000 people that have been killed since anti-government protests began last march. now, amid this chorus of criticism and the growing number of former syrian allies, the arab league, turkey, here, former close political allies that have now imposed sanctions against the syrian government, there is a strong show of support this week from the powerful lebanese shiite movement, hezbollah, where its leader, stood strongly by bashar al assad in a speech he gave in beirut tuesday. meanwhile the bloodletting has not stopped inside syria. fighting raging along the turkish/syrian border according to news sources, the syrian state news agency, and the anti-govern
CNN
Dec 13, 2011 3:00pm PST
't a friendly country and a partner in peace to israel no longer be. he's bungled syria. syria, a client state of iran, he went out and embraced them, opened up an ambassadorship, and now called assad a reformer and assad has done nothing but brutalize his people even more as a result. we continue to have diplomatic relations and treaties into assad as the rest of the world is stepping away from him for the thug that he is. >> appreciate your time. >> thank you, john. >> appreciate it. >>> senator rick santorum earlier today. one of iowa's big decisions three weeks from now, how many candidates get lost in the field. >>> the drone that went down in iran, violating iran's airspace. some say president obama should have been committed what could have been interpreted as an act of war. bombing the wreckage before iran could get its hands on sensitive technology. woman: my father came to america selling fishcakes from the back of his truck, and in 1942, of course, they were sent away. after the war, as a japanese coming back from camp, he started a little store on main street in seattle. of course
CNN
Dec 19, 2011 3:00pm PST
in syria, until that was allegedly destroyed by the israelis. many are very concerned that north korea could at some point decide to try to give some of its technology or sell some of its technology to iran to help iran overcome its problems. i'm told a lot of nations have invested time and money in slowing down iran's program. that has been made clear to the north koreans that is a red line. that any help given to iran is a no go and a nonstarter. just about six weeks ago, some of the senior military officials in the region said that when they were talking to the north koreans, the north koreans made it clear they thought one of the reasons that moammar gadhafi was able to be ousted in libya was because he gave up his wmd program. and they say if that's the way the north koreans are thinking, it makes it hard to trust the negotiations to get them to curtail their own program. >> chris lawrence, live at the pentagon. thanks. cnn learned today that kim jong-il's death came just as the united states was set to announce a donation of food aid in return for stop processing uranium and to r
CNN
Dec 21, 2011 3:00pm PST
. >> good evening. syria's main opposition group says nearly 250 people have died in a two-day span of horrific massacres this week. one video posted online shows a huge funeral procession following one body. president obama spokesman says the u.s. is deeply disturbed by the new reports of massacres. >>> a very different story a judge delivers a temporary knockout to boxing champion floyd mayweather's career. sentenced to six months in jail for beating up his ex-girlfriend. he'll have to serve at least 90 days of that in custody. >>> and now that don't ask, don't tell has been repealed. seeing a new kind of welcome home for returning u.s. forces. seeing video of it there. gay partners in uniform, free to give one another an on-camera kiss. this was in norfolk today. that's part of the time-honored tradition of one sailor getting off first when a ship comes home. >> it's interesting to watch that and maybe it will go without notice politically or maybe you see some of the republican candidates, governor perry, for example, trying to appeal to social conservatives. sometimes these thi
CNN
Dec 27, 2011 3:00pm PST
say the wealth gap between lawmakers and voters is growing. >>> in syria, thousands of protesters tried to welcome international observers to homs a city that's been a hotbed of anti-government protests. security forces used tear gas and bullets to scatter protesters. one report says 39 people were ki killed. >>> listen to what happened at the mall of america about this time yesterday afternoon. take a look here. what authorities are calling a mob of about 200 young people, started throwing chairs, knocking over shopping kiosks and fighting. panicked shopps fled the stores. at least nine people were arrested. you won't see this "people" magazine cover featuring taylor lautner along with the headline "out and proud" at the newsstand because it is a fake. yes, it's a fake. the image bears the celebrity magazine's title logo across the top with 19-year-old lautner brooding below in a letter jacket and jeans. dated to look like a magazine. are you reps confirmed the cover is a quote absolute fake. if people start talking about this and saying, did you know? you can tell them, it's not
CNN
Dec 9, 2011 3:00pm PST
. if you're just joining us, latest news you need to know. no into the violence in syria. 37 people were killed today, at least 18 of those deaths were in alms where opponents believe a massacre's being planned. >>> police identified yesterday's shooter at virginia tech as 22-year-old ross truett ashley of virginia. he killed a campus police officer before taking his own life. police still don't know his motive. >>> a devastating fire in india killed least 88 people, mostly patients. six hospital manager have been arrested in the weak of the fire, accused of abond donning patients after the fire started. >>> next week we'll be on the road all week. we'll be in iowa, which brings us tonight's number. it is 99. east to west, north to south, there are 99 counties in state of iowa. we'll visit a bunch next week. why? the caucuses will be three weeks from now. light pink, mike huckabee, he was the surprise winner. john mccain, he was the nominee but did not win one county in iowa four years ago. take a peek. so far senator santorum, 63, bachmann, 83. gingrich, paul, perry, romney, huntsman, n
CNN
Dec 16, 2011 6:00pm EST
between activists and security forces. >>> opposition leaders in syria say at least 17 people were killed across that country today adding to the growing death toll in the month long protest against the government of assad. >>> a short hearing for bradley manning. manning's attorneys asked the presiding officer in the military case to recuse himself. that was denied. >>> sam hurd can be released from federal custody if he posts $100,000 in cash bail. he was arrested this week and charged with conspireing to distribute cocaine. today the bear cut hurd from the team. >>> tonight's number, nothing to do with politics, it's 762. any guesses? if you're a baseball fan, you know 762 is the number of career home runs hit by home run leader barry bonds. for barry bonds, it was a day of reckoning today. the infamous major leaguer was sentenced for giving evasive testimony to a federal grand jury investigating doping in sports. he learned his sentence in a courtroom less than two miles in a ballpark where he broke hank aarons' home run record four years ago. dan joins us now. and dan, you could make
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